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Lloyd Monsen

Full name: Lloyd Monsen
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)
Born: May 7, 1931 in Brooklyn, New York, United States
Affiliations: New York American Soccer Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Football

Biography

Lloyd Monsen played for the US national team from 1952-57, competing for them at the 1952 and 1956 Olympics. He played for various professional teams and leagues in the United States from 1948-64, starting with Gjoa, a Norwegian ethnic team, in 1948. In 1949 he joined the New York Americans until 1952, when he was drafted into the Army and spent a year in Germany, where he briefly played for Hoechst SC. On his return he rejoined the New York Americans, helping them win the 1954 National Challenge Cup. The Americans merged with the Brooklyn Hakoah in 1956 to form the New York Hakoah-Americans. Monsen played for them, helping them win American Soccer League (ASL) titles in 1957-59, leading the ASL in scoring in the 1957/58 season with 22 goals. He then joined the Brooklyn German-Hungarians of the German American Soccer League before finishing his pro career in 1964 with Swedish FC of the National Soccer League of New York. Monsen continued to play amateur football (soccer) with age-group teams until 1988.

Monsen later refereed and coached soccer in the New York area. His career was managing Republic Aviation property in Long Island. He was inducted into the US Soccer Hall of Fame in 1994.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Football Men's Football United States USA 17T
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Football Men's Football United States USA 5T

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Football United States USA Final Standings 17T 1952-07-15 0 0 0
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Football United States USA Qualifying Round Match #7 2 1952-07-16 ITA 8, USA 0 0
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Football United States USA Final Standings 5T 1956-11-23 0 0 0
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Football United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #1 2 1956-11-28 YUG 9, USA 1 0
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